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Augustans need to speak out if they want high-speed rail service to Atlanta: Southeast High Speed Rail (SEHSR) Corridor from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA hopefully through Augusta

Please support and speak out about the SE Rail Corridor Augusta to Atlanta – flood these folks with positive emails and phone calls, plus stay informed Southeast High Speed Rail (SEHSR) Corridor from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, Georgia – hopefully … Continue reading

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This would be nice in Augusta on Martin Luther King Blvd. – along with other forms of business investment

This would be nice to have in Augusta on MLK Blvd. Augusta needs to support its public transportation systems including getting high-speed rail service to pass through Augusta – as Augusta is two of about six proposals for a proposed … Continue reading

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Teachers, Students: Check out Georgia’s “interesting and great” African American writers and other black literary talents profiled at the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in Athens, Georgia

Georgia has “produced a lot of interesting and great writers” including many famous African American literary talents who are profiled at the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in Athens By Greg Peterson, volunteer media advisor for the nonprofit Georgia Center … Continue reading

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Honoring Augusta Coach Jerry Hunter for caring about inner city youth: W. K. Kellogg Foundation New Tools New Visions 2 (NTNV2) sponsor a youth baseball camp at Paine College

Honoring Augusta Baseball Coach Jerry Hunter for caring about our inner city youth: W. K. Kellogg Foundation New Tools New Visions 2 (NTNV2) sponsored a youth baseball camp at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia with Jerry Hunter as coach New … Continue reading

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Augusta, Georgia: Richmond County Democratic Party pays tribute to the Boston Marathon bombing victims, the community and the brave police officers as they continue road to recovery

Photos of Richmond County Democratic Party (RCDP) tribute to the Boston Marathon victims of the 2013 bombing The RCDP honored those who were injured and killed at the parade and the party praises the brave police officers who were killed … Continue reading

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MLK Augusta, GA: Civil Rights Icon Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery is the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration sponsored by the Progressive Religious Coalition of Augusta

Civil Rights Icon  Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery is the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Augusta, GA sponsored by the Progressive Religious Coalition of Augusta “Why Dr. King Still Matters” The 2013 annual Martin … Continue reading

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OneNation Voter Suppression Shows: Edgardo Cortés/Advancement Project; Myrna Pérez/Brennan Center for Justice; Kemba Smith and Linwood Christian/both are Voting Rights Restoration Activist; Sara Mullen/ACLU PA, Chris Fields/Lawyer’s Committee Civil Rights

http://vimeo.com/terencedicks/onenationvotersuppressionshow1

Voter suppression and racism is alive and well in America but we can fight this machine by registering to vote, voting early and fighting Voter ID laws.

“OneNation – Protecting the Vote” with Andrea Miller on Blog Talk Radio
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/andreamiller1

Show #1 “OneNation – Protecting the Vote” with Andrea Miller and Terence Dicks on Blog Talk Radio
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/andreamiller1/2012/09/26/voter-suppression–whats-happening-in-your-state

Hosts:

Andrea Miller
Chesterfield, VA
Deputy Field Director, Progressive Democrats of America (PDA)
andrea@pdamerica.org
804-608-1195

“Holding elected office is a privilege – voting is a right”

http://www.onenationpda.org
http://www.pdacommunity.org/resources/jomsocial/62-andrea-miller/profile
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Rev. Terence A. Dicks, PDA Southern Organizer/PDA Georgia Coordinator
TerenceDicks@gmail.com
706-306-5731

http://www.pdacommunity.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=50&Itemid=85

http://www.pdacommunity.org/georgia/2116-georgia-voter-suppression-republican-buying-of-southern-lawmakers-among-topics-at-pda-progressive-central-the-peoples-convention-in-charlotte-nc

http://www.pdacommunity.org/georgia/2116-georgia-voter-suppression-republican-buying-of-southern-lawmakers-among-topics-at-pda-progressive-central-the-peoples-convention-in-charlotte-nc

Guests:

Sara Mullen, Assoc. Dir. of the ACLU of Pennsylvania and Chris Melody Fields, Election Protection Coordinator for the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law

Sara Mullen started in 1997 as a volunteer in the ACLU of PA Pittsburgh office.
She joined the staff as the office manager in Jan. 1998 and became Asst. Dir. of the Pittsburgh Chapter in 2000.

Mullen transferred to the Philadelphia office in Nov. 2002 and currently heads the Community Organizing Dept. and oversees the communications program.

She received her BA in Middle Eastern History from the University of Chicago in 1993.

Mullen previously worked in academic publishing.

Chris M. Fields is campaign manager for the Lawyers’ Committee Election Protection program coordinating coalition efforts to inform voters about their rights and that every vote is counted.

Prior to joining the Lawyers’ Committee in Dec. 2011, Fields worked in the govt. affairs div. for a biological resource center on the global health/biosecurity agenda.

Fields spent two years as Outreach Dir. for Common Cause advancing the democracy reform agenda and fighting for the Fair Elections Now Act that would create publicly financed campaigns for Congress.

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